Australian Football

AustralianFootball.com Celebrating the history of the great Australian game

 

KEY FACTS

Official name
Melbourne Cricket Ground

Known as
M.C.G.

Coordinates
-37.820043,144.98334

Address
Brunton Avenue, Richmond, Victoria, 3002

Postal address
PO Box 175, East Melbourne VIC 8002

Phone: (03) 9657 8888 Fax: (03) 9650 5682 

Email
communications@mcc.org.au

Website
mcg.org.au

Record crowds
V/AFL: 121,696 (GF, 1970)
REP: 91,960 (Interstate, SOO, 1989)
AFL: 74,786 (Ansett Australia Cup, GF, 1997)
IR: 64,326 (Tests, Rd 1, 1999)
VFA: 47,098 (GF, 1939)
REP: 44,454 (Australian National Football Carnival, Rd 7, 1927)
AFL: 17,851 (Women's Premiership Season, Rd 2, 2022B)
AFL: 7,500 (Women's Exhibition Series, OOM, 2013)

Current capacity
100,000

Opened
1853

Leagues
AFL International Cup; Australian Football League; International Rules; NAB League; Representative Football; Victorian Football Association; Victorian Football League

Current home clubs
Collingwood; Hawthorn; Melbourne; Richmond

Playing dimensions
160m (length) x 141m (width)

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.